Author Archive: Stephanie Chandler

Stephanie Chandler is the founder of the Nonfiction Authors Association and Nonfiction Writers Conference, and author of several books including "The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan" and "Own Your Niche." A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine.

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Recording: Judith Briles – How to Turn Your Book Into a Lucrative Speaking Career

Recording: Judith Briles – How to Turn Your Book Into a Lucrative Speaking Career

Join us as Judith Briles discusses How to Turn Your Book Into a Lucrative Speaking Career. About Judith Briles Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd®. With 35 published titles and assisting more than 500 authors in creating and publishing their books, Judith provides practical author and book publishing guidance to authors globally. Get her free Publishing Essentials via www.TheBookShepherd.com. ​ Access Recording […]

Maximizing the Value of Your Book Before You Sell or Publish It by Michael Larsen

Maximizing the Value of Your Book Before You Sell or Publish It by Michael Larsen

Visibility is Salability: Making the World Ready for Your Book * Register your name as your website asap. If your name is taken, tweak it by, for example, adding your middle initial. * Use your name for your email address: [your first name]@[your first name followed by your last name].com. Keep your address clear, simple, […]

Techniques of How to Gather Information for Your Next Piece by Olivia Ryan

Techniques of How to Gather Information for Your Next Piece by Olivia Ryan

All nonfiction writers have to go through a writer’s block at some point of their career. This block may include struggles with ideas or the writing part, but the most common struggle is based on gathering information. After all, the information you will gather will influence the choice of topic, story, and even type of […]

How to Get Book Reviews: Goodreads (and other) Giveaways

How to Get Book Reviews: Goodreads (and other) Giveaways

Goodreads Giveaways More than 40,000 people enter to win books from Goodreads Giveaways each day. Authors can offer up books for free to this program and specify the number of days the promotion will run (they recommend 30 days). An average of 825 people enter to win these promotions, and Goodreads selects the winners at […]

Member Interview: Carolyn Glenn Brewer, author of Changing the Tune, the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival, 1978-1985

Member Interview: Carolyn Glenn Brewer, author of Changing the Tune, the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival, 1978-1985

Name: Carolyn Glenn Brewer Book Title: Changing the Tune, the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival, 1978-1985 Your book’s Amazon purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/Carolyn-Glenn-Brewer/e/B006EQYDV What is your book about? The Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival was the first jazz festival run by women. It challenged the pervasive attitude that jazz was a boys’ club by focusing on […]

Recording: How to Sell Books in Bulk with Brian Jud

Recording: How to Sell Books in Bulk with Brian Jud

Brian Jud is an author, book-marketing consultant, seminar leader, television host and president of Book Marketing Works, LLC. He is the Executive Director of The Association of Publishers for Special Sales (formerly SPAN). Brian is active in special-sales marketing. He created The Promotional Bookstore, a catalog used by thousands of independent sales reps to sell […]

Book Award Winner: Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker

Book Award Winner: Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Patrick Schwerdtfeger Synopsis Keynote Mastery is a raw and personal account of Patrick Schwerdtfeger’s journey as a professional speaker. The book demonstrates that anyone with tenacity and determination can build a career as a keynote speaker. If you have ever wanted an inside look at what it takes to […]

Teleseminar: Joel Friedlander: Book Design Mistakes to Avoid

Teleseminar: Joel Friedlander: Book Design Mistakes to Avoid

Event Date: November 8, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Joel Friedlander discusses Book Design Mistakes to Avoid. About Joel Friedlander Joel Friedlander is an award-winning book designer, blogger, and writer. He speaks regularly at industry events and is the author of A Self-Publisher’s Companion and coauthor of The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide. The blogger […]

Teleseminar: Carla King: Essential Self-Publishing Tools and Resources

Teleseminar: Carla King: Essential Self-Publishing Tools and Resources

Event Date: November 1, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Carla King shares Essential Self-Publishing Tools and Resources. About Carla King Carla King is the founder of Self-Publishing Boot Camp, a series of educational books and workshops that help independent authors publish their books. She is a frequent speaker at writing conferences, a consultant, and […]

Recording: Dana Manciagli – Profitable Author Success Story

Recording: Dana Manciagli – Profitable Author Success Story

Join us as Dana Manciagli shares her Profitable Author Success Story. About Dana Manciagli Dana Manciagli has been a corporate executive for more than 30 years and has leveraged her employee hiring and management experience into that of author, blogger, speaker, career coach, and global online course expert. She is the author of Cut the Crap™, Get a […]